Tag: Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Lone Star Tick Map

Ticks Spreading Meat Allergy (and Heart Disease?) in Eastern US

The problem and strategies for prevention.
Kids Eating Lunch at School

Study Identifies Food Allergy Policies Parents Want to Improve Safety of...

One in five parents did not feel that their child with food allergy was safe while at school, according to results of a national survey.
Flu vaccine

CDC Recommendations Regarding the Flu Vaccine for People with Egg Allergies

The CDC changed their recommendations prior to last year's flu season... here they are.
Restaurant Manager

New Law Takes Effect Requiring Food Allergy Safety Training for Restaurants

The Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act took effect not a minute too soon for diners coping with food allergies.
Restaurant Manager

CDC Report on Restaurant Food Allergy Practices Not Encouraging

Nearly half of food allergy related deaths were caused by food from a restaurant.

Incidence of Food Allergies Rising? Don't Jump to Conclusions, Says Report

Report calls on authorities to conduct a large-scale study to determine the true prevalence of food allergies.
Annie LeGere

County to Raise Funds for Life Saving Stock Epinephrine – Should...

Stock epinephrine is a necessity. Should its availability depend on the efforts of dedicated officials?

Crisp Air, Falling Leaves, Hiking, and… Meat Allergy?

There is a marked rise in cases of the once rare alpha-gal syndrome. Protect yourself and your family.
Flu vaccine

Updated CDC Flu Vaccine Guidelines for People with Egg Allergy

If you or your child have egg allergy, discuss these recommendations with your allergist.

CDC Releases Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in School

The CDC has published comprehensive guidelines for the management of food allergies in schools.